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France’s Alexis Pinturault won the final giant slalom race of the season, taking the win by 0.44 seconds over World Cup newbie, Marco Odermatt, who skied onto the podium for the second time in his career in second.

Odermatt’s finish over Slovenia’s Zan Kranjec, who finished 1.03 seconds back from Pinturault in third, gave the Frenchman just enough room to hang on to the third-place finish in the giant slalom standings.

Marcel Hirscher had already clinched the giant slalom globe for the sixth time in his career prior to the final race in Soldeu. He is trailed by Norwegian Henrik Kristoffersen by 168 points.

On Saturday’s race, the best American finish was an eighth place for Ted Ligety. Tommy Ford finished 17th on race day but ended the season ranked 10th in the overall giant slalom standings.

Stay tuned for full race coverage.

Top 10

  1. Alexis Pinturault (FRA): 2:13.06
  2. Marco Odermatt (SUI): +0.44
  3. Zan Kranjec (SLO): +1.03
  4. Manuel Feller (AUT): +1.30
  5. Mathieu Faivre (FRA): +1.39
  6. Marcel Hirscher (AUT): +1.74
  7. Luca De Aliprandini (ITA): +1.97
  8. Ted Ligety (USA):+2.08
  9. Victor Muffat-Jeandet (FRA): +2.09
  10. Loic Meillard (SUI): +2.11

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Mackenzie Moran
Staff Writer
- Born and raised in Metro-Detroit, Michigan, Mackenzie grew up ski racing all over the Mitten.​ When s​he moved out west in search of mountains, she attended the University of Oregon, where she achieved degrees in Journalism and Environmental Science. She raced USCSA and was captain of the UO Alpine Ski Team. She currently resides in Salt Lake City and serves as the Women's World Cup Staff Writer for Ski Racing Media.
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